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Archive for May, 2011

Bipolar Scotland Poetry Competition

Bipolar Scotland Poetry Competition This year Bipolar Scotland are running a poetry competition open to all over 16s in Scotland as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.  The theme of the competition is “Memory and Dreams”, the same theme as the Festival. The competition will close on 29th July 2011. Winners […]

1-year paid work experience in Museums for graduates

1-year paid work experience in museums for graduates The Museums Galleries Scotland Interns Programme is offering 1-year paid work experience to 20 highly motivated graduates to enter the workforce and learn core museum skills on placements in museums around Scotland, starting in September/October this year. Preference will be given to people from less affluent backgrounds […]

A Masterclass with David Toole

Dance House and indepen-dance present A Masterclass with David Toole Date & Time: Saturday 4th June 2011, 1.30pm – 3.30pm Venue: Partick Burgh Hall, 9 Burgh Hall Street, Glasgow, G11 5LN Acclaimed for his astonishing physicality and the powerful intensity of his performance – most notably his work with DV8 and CandoCo – David is […]

The Iron Man World Premiere!

The Iron Man by Graeae Theatre Company by Ted Hughes adapted by Paul Sirett 12 May – 7 August The Iron Man Cometh! Creative Team: Jenny Sealey, Sofie Layton and Lewis Gibson The classic Ted Hughes story, adapted for Graeae clanks, crunches and munches its way across the country’s summer cultural festival season. 12-13 May […]

British Sign Language storytelling bursary awarded

) Storyteller and native British Sign Language user, Mark MacQueen, has been awarded the Nancy and Hamish Turner bursary for 2010-11. The annually-awarded bursary is presented by the Scottish Storytelling Forum, the committee of storytelling practitioners behind the Scottish Storytelling Centre, to recognise and support a storyteller who works in a particularly interesting way or with […]

First blind MSP elected to Holyrood

First blind MSP elected to Holyrood The next session of Holyrood will see the first ever blind MSP take his seat in the Scottish parliament. The SNP’s Dennis Robertson took Aberdeenshire West from Liberal Democrat Mike Rumbles with 42% of the vote – a majority of 4112. Mr Robertson, who has been registered blind since […]

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